WFN #12 – Tech That Travels

Same3Guys Words from Nerds

What are the new ways that consumer technology is being used to aid people when traveling?

Turn-by-turn nav in rental cars (and many smartphones) make it hard to get lost. Eliminates lots of travel maps from days gone by.

What are the essential tools that a tech-savvy traveler needs to have when traveling?

  • A/C adapter and cigarette adapter with USB adapters.

A UPS driver has developed a device to block cell use around drivers.

Nerd Tools of the week

  • Kensington charger adapters that replace the need for multiple charger bricks
  • PowerMat: wirelessly charge your electronic devices. Coming in Fall 2009.

Movie Quote of the week

  • Fra-gee-lay. That must be Italian.”
  • “Uh, I think that says FRAGILE, dear.A Christmas Story (1983)